2013: DKM continues its upward trend


Following a fantastic 2012 season, the German Kart Championship, DKM, is on its way to once again impress with packed starting grids, in 2013. All the officials who attended the international kart fair held in ‘Offenbach am Main’, Germany, were in a very good mood – which comes a no surprise in consideration of the fact that there already were 82 entries listed with about three months to go to the season kick-off.

“Things are starting very well,” series coordinator Stefan Wagner said in Offenbach with a grin. “Although the 2012 season proved to be a major success we kept on working hard, in the past months, to try to make our championship even more attractive.

The basic concept, however, remains virtually unchanged: the highest-ranked German kart package with its three series DKM, DJKM und DSKM once again will contest five race weekends held in Germany and Belgium. This year, the season will be kicked off in Ampfing, Southern Germany. From there, the DKM fraternity will travel through Germany, with stops in Wackersdorf, Kerpen and Hahn/Hunsrück, while the season finale will be contested held at Genk, Belgium.

In addition to these attractive venues, the starting grids also will make for a lot of excitement. With three months to go to the season kick-off, Stefan Wagner already listed 82 entries, some of them of well-known international top drivers.

Meanwhile, the officials still have to execute some work when it comes to realising the video live stream that attracted a lot of interest, in 2012. “We currently are working on scraping up the necessary budget,” Stefan Wagner reveals. “Last year, the live stream was just a test run but now, we have to try to establish it as permanent feature. We invite manufacturers, dealers and interested companies to take a look at our sponsoring documents. The starting signal must be given at the latest on 15th March.”

One thing is for sure: up to the season kick-off, held from 12th to 14th April, Wagner and his colleagues will keep on working hard on increasing the attractiveness of the DKM package for both all those involved and the crowds. The latest information also is available at the official DKM fan site at facebook.